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    Carly Smith

    Carly is a freelance writer and editor, often working on various publications at once. She loves cats, games, and anime — maybe in that order — and adores cosplaying. Follow her on twitter at @roseofbattle.

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  • Farewell Satoru Iwata: Nintendo Loses a Beloved President

    Farewell Satoru Iwata: Nintendo Loses a Beloved President0

    • July 15, 2015

    The fourth president of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, died on July 11th at the age of 55. He took on the position in 2002 and was instrumental in the release of the DS and Wii. CNN reported him saying, ‘”On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But

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  • Cosplaying While Black: Not Your “Black Faye Valentine”

    Cosplaying While Black: Not Your “Black Faye Valentine”2

    In our last cosplay piece for our summer cosplay series, KM provided tips on getting started in cosplay, but getting involved in cosplay can be harder for different groups of people based on race, gender, sexuality, ability, and more. In this article, Carly talks race in cosplay and the barriers people of color (POC) cosplayers encounter

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